The Fauci Ouchi: A look at the challenges, current state, and future of COVID-19 vaccines with Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Center for Food Animal Health, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center at The Ohio State University Scott P. Kenney.
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Kenney presents a brief history of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the current COVID-19 pandemic status, and the rapid development and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines. Talking points include a conversation on what are the main challenges to making a safe and effective vaccine. The novel technologies that were employed to make an effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in record time. Opinions on how we improve upon the current vaccines and what might be the next global pandemic.